Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 111 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 06:35 (GMT)
8 Sep 07:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 44 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.3166°N / 64.5708°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) N of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
112 km (70 mi) NE of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
115 km (71 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
179 km (111 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
187 km (116 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
196 km (122 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-08 06:35:40 UTC||M 3.8 / 37 km||111 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
|2020-09-08 06:35:39 UTC||M 3.4 / 35 km||Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)||EMSC|
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